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Contact Information

6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Art

            Mrs. Celeste McIntyre  

            Art Teacher, Gifted Ed. Instructor & Art Club Sponsor

          Lisle Jr. High School

          630-493-8279

          cmcintyre@lisle202.org

 

Art Class ~ Handouts and other information:

District 202 Visual Arts: Mission, Vision, and Values (click link to view)

Course Descriptions:

Sixth Grade Art is a required nine-week course. This course includes an introduction to basic color theory; an exploration in ceramics, painting, drawing, sculpting and art forms and techniques. Students will have the opportunity to explore and experiment with various art materials and techniques. They will explore the artistic process, from conceiving and developing ideas, creating art, talking about it, and working with personal meaning in their own work , as well as when viewing others' art.  Lessons will incorporate various elements and principles of art as well as careers in art, artists, art history, art criticism, and multicultural art.

Seventh Grade Art is a required nine-week course. This course includes an introduction to portrait drawing, perspective drawing, and other drawing techniques. Students will also explore ceramic sculpture.  Students will have the opportunity to explore and experiment with various art materials and techniques. They will explore the artistic process, from conceiving and developing ideas, creating art, talking about it, and working with personal meaning in their own work , as well as when viewing others' art.  Lessons will incorporate various elements and principles of art as well as careers in art, artists, art history, art criticism, and multicultural art.

Eighth Grade Art is a required nine-week course. This course explores techniques in various media including photography, drawing, painting, ceramics, and printmaking. Students will have the opportunity to explore and experiment with various art materials and techniques. They will explore the artistic process, from conceiving and developing ideas, creating art, talking about it, and working with personal meaning in their own work , as well as when viewing others' art.  Lessons will incorporate various elements and principles of art as well as careers in art, artists, art history, art criticism, and multicultural art.

Grading & Required Materials:

Please view "Expectations..." item below for the grading policies, supply list, homework policy, and other information pertaining to Art class.

6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade

All 1st Quarter Art Classes

Homework (for all Art classes/grade levels):

Handout: Expectations sheet

Due Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Sketchbook Assignments (1st Quarter)

Homework (for all Art classes/grade levels):

Handout: Sketchbook Assignment Guide

Due Dates:  Thursday of each week (subject to change):

April 15, 22, & 29

May 6, 13, 20, & 27

 

 8th Grade Photography Information:

Rubric

Assignment Guide

Due Date: TBA

 

 

 

6th Grade Project Challenge (2nd Q. only):

Handout: Course Description & Expectations

Please bring a pencil and your folder to class everyday.

 Be prepared to have fun and be challenged!

 

Art Club:

-Art Club starts late-September 2015 ends early May 2016

Dates: TBA

(The sign-up sheet for each session is posted outside of the Art Room the Thursday prior to each meeting.)

INFORMATIONAL HANDOUT (from 2014-2015)

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. McIntyre. 

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